MOSCOW, April 19. /TASS/. The Chairman of the Board of Directors of Novolipetsk steel (NLMK) Vladimir Lisin has headed a rating of the richest businessmen of Russia 2018 according to Forbes with a fortune of $19.1 billion On Wednesday, reports Forbes.
Second place in the ranking was taken by the owner “Severstal” Alexey Mordashov with a fortune of $18.7 bn In third place is last year’s leader of a rating – the head of “NOVATEK” Leonid Mikhelson, with a fortune estimated at $18 billion Michelson had headed the ranking for two consecutive years – in 2017 and 2016.
The top ten also included the President of “LUKOIL” Vagit Alekperov ($16.4 billion), one of the major shareholders of “SIBUR” Gennady Timchenko ($16 billion), co-owner of Norilsk Nickel Vladimir Potanin ($15.9 billion), owner of “EuroChem” Andrey Melnichenko ($15.5 billion), co-owner of “Alfa Group” Mikhail Fridman ($15.1 billion), a shareholder of “RUSAL” Viktor Vekselberg ($14.4 billion) and the basic owner “metalloinvesta” Alisher Usmanov ($12.5 billion).
The combined wealth of the 200 richest people of Russia is estimated at $485 billion, noting that it increased by $25 billion the Number of billionaires this year has increased from 96 to 106, says Forbes. The threshold of entering the top ten in the rating of the 2018 notes for $12.5 billion.